The mission of organizations residing in the Bohemian National Hall is the promotion of Czech culture,

business and traditions as well as the building of a cultural and social dialog between the Czech and American public. The Czech Center New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Restaurant “BKB” are all located in the Bohemian National Hall which functions as a lively multi-functional center open to all people interested in the Czech Republic.


TODAY: Ester Havlova: Bound to Architecture

photography exhibition

October 4, 2017 - October 4, 2019,

[3rd Floor] Ester Havlova is a professional photographer focused on architecture but also on theater photography. An award-winning artist, she has created fascinating images for many Czech books and...
Organized by: BBLA Gallery

TODAY: muse muse


March 9, 2018 - April 6, 2018,

[2nd Floor] With an invited international group of curators, this show emphasizes the relationship between curator and artist— muse muse, a muse muse, muse amuse, muse muse muse—the alliteration...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

TODAY: Masterpieces of Czechoslovak Cinema

film marathon

March 24, 2018, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Celebrating 120 years of (the former) Czechoslovak film, perhaps the richest and most visually striking of all Central European cinema. From the dynamic black and white classics by master directors...
Organized by: Czech Center New York

The Art of Traditional Easter Egg

talk, presentation

March 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

[3rd Floor] Moravian folk artists from Breclav (Czech Republic), "malerecky" Marie Svigrova and Dagmar Benesova (a founder of Folk Academy), will discuss and present the art of traditional...
Organized by: SVU New York, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington D.C., BBLA

New World, New Music


March 31, 2018, 7:00 pm

[4th Floor] New World, New Music is a celebration of the 125th anniversary of Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, From the New World. As our contribution to the celebration, we have commissioned...
Organized by: International Chamber Orchestra of America, DAHA

Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History


April 3, 2018, 7:00 pm

[3rd Floor] "Deception, Myth, and Reality in Czech History (1918-1948): A Perspective from the Archives" presented by Igor Lukes, a Professor of History and International Relations at...
Organized by: SVU New York, BBLA